Summer 2017 Touchstone Catalog
TitleThe Gatekeeper
AuthorSmith, Kathryn
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781501114977
On Sale06/06/17
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages368
The “fine biography” and “compelling personal story” (The Wall Street Journal) of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand, FDR’s de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history…until now.
TitlePlease Enjoy Your Happiness
AuthorBrinkley-Rogers, Paul
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501151262
On Sale06/06/17
US Price$16.00
CDN PriceNCR
Pages368
A beautiful and evocative memoir based on the author’s summer-long love affair with a remarkable older Japanese woman in the wake of World War II—“the most romantic memoir you’re likely to read in a lifetime” (New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand).
TitleManny the Frenchie's Art of Happiness
Authorthe Frenchie, Manny
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatHardcover
Category 1Humor
ISBN-139781501158278
On Sale06/06/17
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages160
Based on his popular Instagram feed @Manny_the_Frenchie and Facebook profile, this is an illustrated and humorous guide to living a happy and fulfilling life by “the most famous French bulldog in the world…who’s downright amazing” (Buzzfeed.com).
TitleThe Salt House
AuthorDuffy, Lisa
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501156557
On Sale06/13/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages304
*Real Simple “Best Books of June”
*Refinery29 “Best Beach Reads of 2017”


In the tradition of Jodi Picoult and Lisa Genova, this gorgeously written, heartbreaking, yet hopeful debut set during a Maine summer traces the lives of a young family in the aftermath of tragedy.
TitleThe Southern Education of a Jersey Girl
AuthorSullivan, Jaime Primak
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Family & Relationships
ISBN-139781501115455
On Sale06/20/17
US Price$15.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages304
Jaime Primak Sullivan, outspoken star of Bravo TV’s Jersey Belle, offers no-nonsense Southern-spun advice for navigating life and love with her signature charismatic Jersey charm in this winning fish-out-of-water tale.
TitleThe Underground River
AuthorConway, Martha
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501160202
On Sale06/20/17
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages352
The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

Set aboard a nineteenth century riverboat theater, this is the moving, page-turning story of a charmingly frank and naive seamstress who is blackmailed into saving runaways on the Underground Railroad, jeopardizing her freedom, her livelihood, and a new love.
TitleStray Bullets
AuthorRotenberg, Robert
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatMass Market Paperbound
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781451642377
On Sale06/27/17
US Price$0.00
CDN Price$10.99
Pages464
In his third Detective Ari Greene novel, bestselling author Robert Rotenberg delivers another complex legal thriller set on the streets of Toronto.
TitleCracking the Cube
AuthorScheffler, Ian
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781501121937
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages288
Ian Scheffler, journalist and aspiring “speedcuber,” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring the greater lessons that can be learned through solving it.
TitleThe Necklace
AuthorMcMillan, Claire
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501165047
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages320
Two generations of Quincy women—a bewitching Jazz Age beauty and a young lawyer—bound by a spectacular and mysterious Indian necklace.
TitleThe End of the Perfect 10
AuthorMeyers, Dvora
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781501101595
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages352
A “delightful and insightful” (The Wall Street Journal) account of the controversial world of gymnastics and its scoring system, which has propelled powerful and athletic American gymnasts to the top of the sport.